"祈" (ki, inori). It is translated as pray, entreat, beseech.
This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.
Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
斤 (ax) + 示 (show)
"示" means that intention of God is shown.
"斤" means an ax used in the ceremony of the sacrifice.
"示" is used for "神 (God)".
It is used in a holy kanji.